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Changing place names unnecessary during pandemic, Tamil Nadu must stay focused on fighting virus

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Tamil Nadu government’s move to change the English spellings of over a thousand places to reflect their Tamil pronunciations is an unnecessary diversion of taxpayers’ money and official machinery during the pandemic. E.K. Palaniswami government must stay focused on Covid management and economic recovery. Playing linguistic politics betrays its insecurities.

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